Dear NCAA: You’ve Proven Your Power in NC, Now Use It

“It’s still religious discrimination, on the field, in schools, at the capital.” Charlotte, NC and Dallas, TX, March 31, 2017 – Two groups that serve lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) youth, Campus Pride and Soulforce, have reinvigorated …
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Campus Pride participates in NCAA Common Ground Forum

Goal of Common Ground Forum is opening communication and breaking down barriers on LGBTQ and faith within Athletics Campus Pride Executive Director Shane Windmeyer was one of nearly 40 individuals to participate in the Common Ground Forum representing NCAA public …
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Campus Pride, Soulforce reaction to NCAA response

(March 17, 2016, Charlotte, NC)  In a March 9, 2016 letter to the NCAA President, Executive Team and Board of Governors, Campus Pride and Soulforce formally asked the organization to divest from all religious campuses that have requested discriminatory Title …
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Campus Pride & Soulforce Demand NCAA Divest From All Religious-based Campuses Requesting Discriminatory Title IX Waivers Against LGBTQ Youth, Launch #GivebackIX Campaign as “March Madness” Begins

“…….we call upon the NCAA to act on its stated values as an LGBTQ inclusive organization and divest from these schools who are willfully and intentionally creating unsafe environments for LGBTQ students….” Charlotte, NC, March 9, 2016 – Led by …
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Campus Pride suspends University of Minnesota Duluth from being considered in 2015 listing of top-rated LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities; Cites recent handling of the dismissal of Women’s Ice Hockey Coach and her coaching staff who all happen to be gay or bisexual

In mid-August of 2014, Campus Pride announced its list of the top-rated LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities in the nation. For the second year in a row, the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) was on that list.  The annual listing features …
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